Parkview’s Second Annual Child Maltreatment Symposium

The Dr. Bill Lewis Initiative is pleased to once again partner with Parkview’s Pediatric Trauma Center for the second annual Child Maltreatment Symposium. This year’s symposium for clinicians and non-clinicians who work with children will help attendees identify the warning signs of child abuse and neglect, know the proper protocol to follow when abuse and neglect are suspected, and implement strategies to provide optimal care to potential child abuse cases.

This free conference is scheduled for Wednesday, September 17th from 11:30 to 3:45 at Ceruti’s Summit Park.

Please use the following link to register and view event details:

For those of you who may have attended the spring 2013 conference, you will find the agenda is different from last year so please don’t hesitate to attend again this year. Seating is limited so make sure you RSVP.


11:30am-12:15pm Registration and lunch
12:15pm-1:00pm The 40 Developmental Assets (The Honorable Charles Pratt)
1:00pm-1:45pm Myths and Warning Signs of Child Abuse (Jayesh Patel, MD, FAAP)
1:45pm-2:00pm Break
2:00pm-2:45pm “What do I do when I am confronted with child abuse?” (Abby Massey, MD)
2:45pm-3:45pm Child Abuse Case Study (Detective Sergeant John Zagelmeier)
3:45pm-3:50pm Evaluations


At the end of the Child Maltreatment Symposium, the participant will be able to:

  • Recognize the benefits of building assets in our youth.
  • Name five external and five internal developmental assets.
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of child abuse.
  • Identify techniques for managing a potential child abuse patient.
  • Apply strategies for the care of potential child abuse patients.
  • Recognize the effects of unrecognized child abuse.


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